Flipkart to add 30% workforce in 2017

FlipkartAmid massive job cuts in India’s fast-growing e-commerce industry, home-grown online marketplace Flipkart is planning to ramp up its hiring efforts, a media report said. The Times of India reported, citing unnamed sources, that the company will hire 20-30% additional workforce in 2017. It said that the company is looking to expand its key teams, […]

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Flipkart COO Nitin Seth looks to ‘bring back the DNA’ by rehiring old hands

Nitin SethE-commerce major Flipkart, which has seen continuous churn at the top level for the last few quarters, is quietly working to revamp its senior leadership team by bringing back old hands. At least half-a-dozen senior executives have returned to the company in the last few months. Flipkart COO Nitin Seth, who also oversees the human […]

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Former Fidelity India executive Pratul Chopra joins Flipkart

Pratul-Chopra_feThe founder of carpooling app iRideShare and former head of marketing analytics at Fidelity India Pratul Chopra has joined Flipkart’s senior leadership team. At Fidelity, Chopra had worked under Nitin Seth, former country head of Fidelity in India and currently Flipkart’s chief operating officer. Chopra joined on Monday and will be part of strategy deployment. […]

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Flipkart has no plans to cut jobs, says COO Nitin Seth

VCCircle_Flipkart8Flipkart’s chief operating officer Nitin Seth has allayed fears that employee rationalisation, which has been rearing its head in the country’s e-commerce sector, will engulf the company as well. “We had to go through that phase last year but with the growth we saw in the last quarter and January, and with February shaping up […]

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After CFO’s exit, Flipkart makes interim changes in management structure

FlipkartA day after its chief financial officer quit, India’s biggest e-commerce player Flipkart has made a few changes in its management structure in the interim. On Tuesday, Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja had resigned after a two year stint with the Bengaluru-based e-tailer to take up a “new opportunity”. Baweja had joined the firm, […]

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Flipkart appoints ex-Fidelity exec Nitin Seth as HR head

Nitin-Seth_feThe country’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has appointed Nitin Seth as chief people officer, it said in a press statement. Prior to this, Seth was the managing director and country head for Fidelity International in India. “It is our goal to make Flipkart the best place to work…I am confident that Nitin will play a […]

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